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Alife

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Alife On my life; dearly. "I love that sport alife ."
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adv Alife a-līf′ (obs.) on my life, as one's life, excessively.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. lief, dear

Usage

In literature:

I hated him alife; I hate him dead.
"Roundabout Papers" by William Makepeace Thackeray
He is alife ant vell, as you shall see.
"Blown to Bits" by Robert Michael Ballantyne
He is alife ant vell, as you shall see.
"Blown to Bits" by R.M. Ballantyne
Mine cootness cracious sakes alife!
"Frank Merriwell's Son" by Burt L. Standish
The wheel turns ever, as Alif taught me.
"Margarita's Soul" by Ingraham Lovell
If so I take de pelts off 'em all alife, de scoundrels!
"The Peace of Roaring River" by George van Schaick
But we are both alife yet.
"The Cup of Fury" by Rupert Hughes
I am alife of course, but I do not live.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
We reat, Mr. Breacher, dat Taniel vos cast into de ten of lions, and came out alife.
"Recitations for the Social Circle" by James Clarence Harvey
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In news:

LDR Announces FDA Clearance of the ROI-A® Oblique ALIF Cage.
Andrew Mills/The Star-Ledger Alif Muhammad, shown in December 2010 at a holiday basketball tournament in East Orange, is director and founder of NIA School.
Alif Muhammad is sitting under the basket at an East Orange Campus Holiday Showcase as his team explodes onto the court for warm-ups.
"Alif the Unseen" is an Arab Spring novel — and a good one.
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In science:

Tierra (along with most ALife systems) use pseudo random number generators.
The influence of parsimony and randomness on complexity growth in Tierra
Tierra (along with most ALife systems) use pseudo random number generators.
The influence of parsimony and randomness on complexity growth in Tierra
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